A narrowly divided Senate is putting two Republican women who support abortion rights and three red-state Democrats in the spotlight as the critical votes in the Supreme Court confirmation process.
Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate agree that the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy sets the stage for a battle over abortion rights unlike any in a generation.
A new Gallup poll finds widespread support for abortion rights in early pregnancy, while a minority support abortion rights in the third trimester.
The recent abortion referendum in Ireland is setting off calls for change in neighboring Northern Ireland, which still has strict laws on the procedure that date to Victorian times.
Surveys by Irish broadcaster RTE and The Irish Times indicate that nearly 70 percent of voters want to do away with a constitutional amendment that recognizes the "right to life of the unborn."
Voters in Ireland will decide on Friday whether they want to repeal a constitutional amendment that protects "the right to life of the unborn."
Several groups that promote natural family planning and abstinence education say newly proposed guidelines could open the door for them to receive federal family planning funds for the first time.
President Trump addressed an anti-abortion rights group on the same day his administration unveiled a proposal to block groups like Planned Parenthood from receiving Title X funds.
The White House budget office is reviewing a proposal, drafted by the Department of Health and Human Services, similar to a discontinued Reagan-era policy that critics describe as the "gag rule."
The generational divide uncovered by a survey from the Public Religion Research Institute may be linked to changing attitudes about religion.